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cczona / chrome-print-preview
Created Feb 27, 2016
Toggle Chrome's default print dialog & OS's native print dialog
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## NOTE: quit Chrome first
# use native print dialog
defaults write com.google.Chrome DisablePrintPreview -boolean true
# use Chrome's print dialog
defaults write com.google.Chrome DisablePrintPreview -boolean false
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cczona / zerovm-talks
Last active Aug 29, 2015
videos of talks about ZeroVM
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[ZeroVM talk proposals to OpenStack Summit Paris 2014](https://www.openstack.org/vote-paris/SearchForm?Search=ZeroVM)
[2014-08-05] "ZeroVM Architecture and ZVM Runtime (ZRT)" by Ryan McKinney at University of Texas San Antonio Cloud & Big Data Laboratory
[slides (work in progress)](http://www.slideshare.net/sgt_mac/zero-vm-architecture)
[2014-08-01] "Changing the world with ZeroVM and Swift" Jakub Krajcovic at PyConAU OpenStack Miniconf
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cczona / reddit-zerovm-ghc
Created Aug 2, 2014
reply to redit re zerovm/ghc
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Hi, I'm the community manager of ZeroVM. Good question. Background info on NaCl (which is what ZeroVM relies on) briefly mentions GHC https://developer.chrome.com/native-client Some issues ppl have raised re porting GHC to NaCl:
2013: https://ghc.haskell.org/trac/ghc/ticket/8206
2012: http://www.reddit.com/r/haskell/comments/ppdgq/gsoc_2012_project_proposal_ghci_in_the_web_browser/
Our team are happy to help you out with more details. All of the core engineers hang out on #zerovm (freenode) and http://groups.google.com/forum/#!forum/zerovm so either is a good place to You're also welcome to ping me at carina.zona@rackspace.com
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cczona / fundraising-on-the-reg-page
Last active Aug 29, 2015
How conferences are using registration pages to raise funds that expand diversity
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**NOTE:** "*" indicates funds were increased through full or partial donation matching.
# Tech conferences that have successfully used their registration page to do substantial fundraising for expanding diversity:
* [$10] PyCon 2014 (PyLadies)
* Steel City Ruby (attendee travel fund) https://twitter.com/ashedryden/status/282572950366986240
* [$10, pre-checked box] Fluent Conf 2014 (Women Who Code) https://twitter.com/suzaxtell/status/488709539777105920*
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cczona / CFP examples
Last active Aug 29, 2015
CFP examples
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Some excellent examples to draw upon when developing a CFP. Highlights include communicating to proposers:
* conference's distictive character
* suggested or preferred topics
* logistics such as where, when, audience size, etc
* speaker package such as travel, honorarium, etc
* evalution process
* timelines
* assistance available for new speakers
* mutual expectations
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Greg Wilson (@gvwilson)
“Surprised to see @CallbackWomen promoting @TRUCEConf - see http://jacobian.org/writing/truceconf/ … for reasons”
TRUCEConf (‏@TRUCEConf)
“Quite honestly a lot of changes have been made since that post. See http://truceconf.com/2013/11/10/a-few-changes-to-truceconf/ & http://truceconf.com/2013/11/17/clearing-a-few-things-up/ “
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source 'https://rubygems.org'
# Bundle edge Rails instead: gem 'rails', github: 'rails/rails'
ruby '2.1.0'
gem 'rails', '4.0.2'
# Use SCSS for stylesheets
gem 'sass-rails', '~> 4.0.0'
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source 'https://rubygems.org'
# Bundle edge Rails instead: gem 'rails', github: 'rails/rails'
ruby '2.0.1'
gem 'rails', '4.0.2'
# Use SCSS for stylesheets
gem 'sass-rails', '~> 4.0.0'
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cczona / everyday-sins-of-internationalization
Created Jan 6, 2014
Everyday Sins of Internationalization (abstract)
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Everyday Sins of Internationalization
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When we think of internationalization, we're drawn to technical aspects. Are we using the right character set? Can this wording be translated? And what about content negotiation? Ugh, such a pain in the ass.
Many of the conversations wind up being deferred for later -- for the day when we're preparing to expand into another country. Meanwhile, we're unknowingly committing everyday sins. Users, please forgive us.
Cultures vary. People within them do too. Porting out local certainties can set a course to epic fail. There are easy opportunities we're missing out on, right now.